Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, announced a new project with international megastar Amr Diab, who will star in a new Arabic original series. The new deal marks the return of the best-selling artist to drama, 27 years after he played the role of “Adham” in the movie “Dehk Wele’b Wegad Wehob” opposite the late Omar Sharif.
Amr Diab is the winner of 7 World Music Awards and 6 African Music Awards.
“I am thrilled to work with Netflix on this new project. I have always believed that art is a global language, and we have been able to build bridges of connections and love with diverse cultures through music. And, now with this new project with Netflix, I am excited that we will be reaching more than 193 million members in more than 190 countries around the world where they will be able to watch new content made in Egypt and enjoyed by the world,” commented Amr Diab.
Amr Diab is the first Arab singer to enter the Guinness Book of World Records, where he was recorded as the first Arab singer to receive the largest number of international music awards for most album sales in the Middle East.
Amr Diab has won 4 awards at the World Music Awards that took place in Monaco. Diab won: Best Egyptian Artist, Best Male Arab Artist, Best Arab Album and World’s Best Arab Male Artist Voted Online.
Source: Netflix / Social Media